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April 10, 2011
Melissa Lee
Reporter and Anchor, CNBC
Q&A Podcasts
Melissa Lee BIO:
CURRENTLY:
·Anchor and Reporter, CNBC
·Programs hosted include: "Fast Money," "Fast Money Halftime Report," Options Actions," and "Money in Motion Currency Trading"

PREVIOUS:
·Bloomberg Television
·CNN Financial News
·Mercer Management Consulting

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS:
·Gracie Award, Outstanding Host News
·Nominated Gerald Loeb Award, CNBC Special Report “Is Your Money Safe”
·Nominated for Two Emmy Award for Business News

EDUCATION:
·B.A. in Government, Harvard




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Info: Our guest is Melissa Lee of CNBC. She hosts several daily programs for the network including “Fast Money,” “Fast Money Halftime Report,” “Options Actions,” and a new program “Money in Motion.” She has also produced documentaries for CNBC on Coca-Cola, the Bernie Madoff investigation, capitalism in China, and the business of pornography. She started at CNBC in 2004. Prior to that she worked for Bloomberg Television and for CNN Financial News. In this interview, Ms. Lee talks about the challenges of hosting fast paced programming about the financial markets. She discusses her childhood influences that led her to college at Harvard. She also talks about her Asian ancestry and its impact on her work today.





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